Student Voice Can Be Heard Through IPSD School Board Advisory Committee

AURORA – Indian Prairie School District 204 is putting together a group of students for its first official student school board advisory committee, providing a student voice to the school board.

Students from Metea Valley and Waubonsie Valley present to the school board at a meeting on Monday night. (photo credit / IPSD 204)

“The school board approved a student committee that will consist of two students from every high school,” said Waubonsie Valley senior Aayush Gupta, “and they’ll work with two school board members plus an assistant superintendent of the district.”

“In that committee, they’ll work together to form proposals. They’ll workshop ideas for important student issues. Some of these could include mental health, school start times, diversity among teachers and a bunch of other student issues.”

Currently, sophomores and juniors who are interested in applying to the students school board advisory committee can fill out a Google form at The deadline for submission is 11:59 p.m. on April 22.